There Was Only One Lead By Pastor Marc

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In 2016: there was only one lead by Pastor Marc. Once the coaching relationship began staff meetings happened every Tuesday unless there was a scheduling conflict and if that happened they were moved to Thursday. 2015: 1/13,1/20,2/3, 2/10,3/10, 5/2, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15 (remember pastor began his leave in August) In 2014 the staff meetings were more frequent. 2014: 1/14, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18, 2/25, 3/11, 3/18, 4/9, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 8/5, 8/26, 9/9, 9/6, 9/20, 10/7 2013:1/15, 2/6, 3/19, 3/28, 7/23, 7/30, 8/27, 9/10, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3 In a similar way a strained relationship can be felt with many of the officers who have had to take a very hand on approach to get ministry needs met…show more content…
I have advised Pastor Marc that due the questions about his time management they he might move to a schedule more like the one I sent out the everyone during my time at St. Matthew. One that would have specific times I was in meetings and not available to talk. This would also provide key leadership with a report of How God is working through the things that Pastor Marc was doing. He seemed resistant to that kind of reporting. It was my read on the situation that Pastor Marc believed leaders should just trust that he is working hard. However, when trust is broken a higher level of accountability is the only to begin to restore that. So that is still a point of great tension at St. Matthew. Some leadership seems to indicate that they are paying a full-time pastor who is giving a part-time job performance. Unfortunately, this is another area where there seems to be not the way to gain consensus. These three areas are at the heart of the troubles with Pastor Marc and St. Matthew. They have caused a great deal of pain for all parties involved and I am not sure if there is a way to bring healing and reconciliation without a major outside intervention. Structure: St. Matthew’s structure I have sure served it well when there were over 400 in attendance in worship on Sunday mornings. However, now that attendance is most Sunday’s under 100 and the leadership
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